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M.1.10Thrombolytic therapy (PE)

PaperReason for exclusion
ABURAHMA 19966Population excluded - upper limb VT
AGNELLI 1997A9Comparison of two types of thrombolytics
AGNELLI 20028Incorrect study design – non systematic review
ANDERSON 199225Incorrect study design – non systematic review
ANON 19742Comparison of two types of thrombolytics and dose
ANON 19873Comparison of two doses of urokinase
ARCASOY 199929Incorrect study design – non systematic review
ARNESEN 1978B30Incorrect study design – abstract only
BECATTINI 201044Unable to order
BELL 197451Review of ANON 1974
BELL 197548Does not meet review protocol - Comparison of two types of thrombolytics
BELL 197649Does not meet review protocol - Comparison of two types of thrombolytics
BELL 197750Does not meet review protocol - Compared three doses of thrombolytics
BERGHAUS 201052Incorrect study design – Not RCT
CAPSTICK 200576Incorrect study design – non systematic review
CHAVATZAS 197584Incorrect study design – case series
DALLAVOLTA 199299Included in Cochrane review
FELDMAN 2004137Incorrect study design – non systematic review
GIUNTINI 1984157Same paper as Marini 1988
GODLHABER 1993162Included in Cochrane review
GOLDHABER 1988164Does not meet review protocol - Comparison of two types of thrombolytic
GOLDHABER 1994B160Does not meet review protocol - Bolus alteplase versus conventional alteplase
HAIRE 2003179Report of Konstantides 2002 (included)
KONSTANTINIDES 2002234Included in Cochrane review
KUNTZ 2002237Not correct comparison
KUO 2009238Incorrect study design – non systematic review
LEVINE 1990A250Included in Cochrane review
LY 1978264Included in Cochrane review
McManus 2011274Incorrect study design – non systematic review
MENEVEAU 1997276Does not meet review protocol - alteplase versus streptokinase
MEYER 1992279Compared different thrombolytics
RAMAKRISHNAN 2007346Incorrect study design – non systematic review
SANCHESTEJERO 1999371Foreign language
SHARMA 1980386Sub-group analysis of included study - no outcomes of interest.
SORS 1994398Does not meet review protocol - alteplase bolus versus alteplase 2 hour
SUGIMOTO 2005418Foreign language
TARDY 2009423Incorrect study design – non systematic review
THABUT 2002425Incorrect study design – non systematic review
TIBBUTT 1974A431Included in Cochrane review
WAN 2004454Incorrect study design – non systematic review
WORSTER 2007469Incorrect study design – non systematic review

From: Appendix M, Excluded studies

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Venous Thromboembolic Diseases: The Management of Venous Thromboembolic Diseases and the Role of Thrombophilia Testing [Internet].
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 144.
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